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Omicron: News or nothing new?

Sofia Sedergren-Booker

~ 2 minutes read

The COVID-19 pandemic is once again at the forefront of public discourse with the emergence of the Omicron variant. On Tuesday morning, several trends...

30 Nov, 2021

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Defining Differences: How five major news publications define and operationalize CRT

Anna TygerShaun CammackSofia Sedergren-Booker

~ 13 minutes read

Download the full report Note: This is a summary of a longer study. To learn more about our findings and methodology, download the full report. Key...

18 Nov, 2021

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Discourse Report: The Death of Colin Powell

Anna TygerSofia Sedergren-Booker

~ 1 minute read

Colin Powell’s family announced his passing on Monday, saying the former Secretary of State died from complications of COVID-19. The conversation...

18 Oct, 2021

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Does Border Patrol need to rein it in?

Anna TygerShaun CammackSofia Sedergren-Booker

~ 6 minutes read

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21 Sep, 2021

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Vaccine Mandates & What It Means to be (un)American

Anna TygerSofia Sedergren-Booker

~ 5 minutes read

Are vaccine mandates a massive rejection of American values, or are they deeply American themselves? After Rep. Jim Jordan tweeted “vaccine mandates...

07 Sep, 2021

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Discourse Report: The Fall of Kabul

Anna TygerShaun CammackSofia Sedergren-Booker

~ 5 minutes read

The world has watched the conflict in Afghanistan escalate over the past weeks. Now, the Taliban control a majority of Afghanistan's provincial capitals,...

16 Aug, 2021

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A dinger heard around the world: Racial slur or rocky evidence?

Anna TygerShaun CammackSofia Sedergren-Booker

~ 8 minutes read

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09 Aug, 2021

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Reconciling vaccine mandates and abortion

Anna Tyger

~ 7 minutes read

On July 8, 2021, political commentator Candace Owens tweeted about her right to medical freedom and her choice to not receive the COVID-19 vaccine:  Not...

21 Jul, 2021

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Cuba’s Protests: A fight against socialism or authoritarianism?

Anna TygerSofia Sedergren-Booker

~ 8 minutes read

Over the weekend, anti-government protests emerged across Cuba in response to shortages of essential supplies. The crowds have been chanting “freedom,”...

12 Jul, 2021

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Did the Supreme Court gut voting rights or back election security?

Anna TygerShaun CammackSofia Sedergren-Booker

~ 5 minutes read

Something monumental happened to American election law today. But when it comes to the Supreme Court’s latest decision, people don’t agree on much...

01 Jul, 2021

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Gwen Berry’s Protest: Symbolism of Olympic Proportion

Anna TygerShaun CammackSofia Sedergren-Booker

~ 5 minutes read

When Gwen Berry received her bronze medal in hammer throwing at the Olympic Trials on Saturday, the national anthem began playing over the stadium speakers....

28 Jun, 2021

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Rights on Trial: Same-Sex Couples vs Catholic Agency

Anna TygerShaun CammackSofia Sedergren-Booker

~ 5 minutes read

The Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that the city of Philadelphia had placed an unlawful burden on Catholic Social Services “by putting it...

18 Jun, 2021